Upper Arlington, OH Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
117
Upper Arlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
278 out of 286
In Ohio
4,628 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Upper Arlington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Upper Arlington, OH?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Upper Arlington has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Ohio, Upper Arlington has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Ohio's index of 90.

The standard of living in Upper Arlington ranks as #4,630 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Ohio. By definition, that implies Upper Arlington ranks as the #1,789 most expensive place in the Buckeye State.

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Upper Arlington Cost Of Living Vs. Ohio

Living Expense Upper Arlington Ohio National Average
Overall 117 90 100
Services 92 100 100
Groceries 98 99 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 163 74 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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Upper Arlington Cost of Living Vs. OH

Upper Arlington, OH Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Ohio, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$429,100
Median Home Value
$1,248
Median Rent
$124,688
Median Income
Statistic Upper Arlington Ohio United States
Median Home Value $429,100 $151,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,248 $825 $1,096
Median Income $124,688 $58,116 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.4x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Upper Arlington Services Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Upper Arlington Ohio
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $11.0 $10.68
Bowling $17.67 $14.67

Detailed Upper Arlington Groceries Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Upper Arlington Ohio
Ground Beef $4.32 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.39
Milk $1.58 $2.05

Detailed Upper Arlington Health Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Upper Arlington Ohio
Haircut $14.45 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.68 $2.34

Detailed Upper Arlington Transportation Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Upper Arlington Ohio
Potatoes $2.57 $3.29
Pizza $10.24 $10.62
Beer $9.2 $9.38
Optometrist $59.28 $108.57
Doctor $130.99 $116.17
Dentist $84.54 $99.13

Detailed Upper Arlington Utilities Costs Vs. Ohio

Item Upper Arlington Ohio
Gasoline $2.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.38 $50.07
All Electricity $127.64 $167.67
Phone $179.85 $175.64

Upper Arlington SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Upper Arlington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Upper Arlington
Columbus, OH 889,079 89 0.8x
Dublin, OH 47,824 120 1.0x
Westerville, OH 40,443 98 0.8x
Hilliard, OH 37,023 98 0.8x
Gahanna, OH 35,442 98 0.8x
Worthington, OH 14,961 104 0.9x
Bexley, OH 13,805 109 0.9x
Powell, OH 13,353 120 1.0x
New Albany, OH 11,085 138 1.2x
Canal Winchester, OH 9,148 92 0.8x

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